KEENE, N.H. (CBS) — Firefighters had a sticky situation on their hands Monday afternoon after a truck started leaking dozens of gallons of maple syrup on the highway.

The Keene Sentinel reports that the leak on the Route 10-12-101 roundabout backed up traffic onto Route 9.

The truck was carrying about 220 gallons of syrup and had spilled about 75, The Sentinel reported.

Cleaning up a maple syrup spill in New Hampshire (Photo credit Martha Shanahan/ Keene Sentinel)

Cleaning up a maple syrup spill in New Hampshire (Photo credit Martha Shanahan/ Keene Sentinel)

Firefighters used sand and tarps to try and clean up the mess.

There’s no word yet on what caused the leak.

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